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Bu·kho·ro

 (bo͞o-kôr′ō, -KHô′rō) or Bu·kha·ra (-kär′ə, -KHä′rə) also Bo·kha·ra (bō-)
A city of southern Uzbekistan west of Samarqand. It is one of the oldest cultural and trade centers of Asia and was capital of the former emirate of Bukhara from the 16th to the 19th century.

Bukhara

(bʊˈxɑːrə) or

Bokhara

n
1. (Placename) a city in S Uzbekistan. Pop: 299 000 (2005 est)
2. (Placename) a former emirate of central Asia: a powerful kingdom and centre of Islam; became a territory of the Soviet Union (1920) and was divided between the former Uzbek, Tajik, and Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republics

Bu•kha•ra

(bʊˈkɑr ə, bu-)

also Bokhara



n.
1. a city in S central Uzbekistan, W of Samarkand. 236,000.
2. a former khanate in SW Asia: now incorporated into Uzbekistan.
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